Corrie Sirkin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Manassas, VA

NOVA Legal Professionals
 | 9071 Center Street, Manassas, VA 20110
Phone: 571-660-4337
Fax: 888-667-7811
Selected To Rising Stars: 2016 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (70%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (30%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Corrie Sirkin is the founding partner of NOVA Legal Professionals in Manassas, Virginia. Ms. Sirkin focuses her practice exclusively on family law and serves clients in Manassas and the surrounding metropolitan areas in the state of Virginia.

    Ms. Sirkin has experience with all aspects of family law. She handles complex matters involving adoption, alimony, child support, custody, dissolution, divorce, domestic violence, marital property, military divorce, name change, paternity, prenuptial agreements, same-sex family law, spousal support and visitation.

    In addition to litigating complex family law cases, Ms. Sirkin is experienced with alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation.

    In recognition of her accomplishments, she has been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers from 2016-2020; she received a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Judiciary and Peer Review Rating for the highest level of professional excellence for my legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards; she received a Martindale-Hubbell Silver Client Champion Rating; American Institute of Family Law Attorneys named her one of the “10 Best Attorneys” for family law in 2019 and 2020; Richmond Magazine named her one of Virginia's Outstanding Young Lawyers; and she was named a Fellow of the National Association of Distinguished Counsel Fellows.

    Actively involved in the legal community, Ms. Sirkin authors articles on various family law topics and is a former editor of Dictum, a publication of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division. She is a member of the Fairfax Bar Association, the Prince William County Bar Association, the Fredericksburg Area Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

    Ms. Sirkin earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and sociology from the University of Virginia and received her law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law. She holds a law license in Virginia, New York and New Jersey.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 70%Family Law
    • 30%Alternative Dispute Resolution
    Focus Areas

    Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Mediation

    Selections

    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

    Rising Stars: 2016 - 2020

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    About Corrie Sirkin

    Admitted: 2010, Virginia

    Professional Webpage: https://www.sirkinlawfirm.com/corrie-sirkin

    Honors/Awards:

    • Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor., Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2020
    • The Martindale-Hubbell Silver Client Champion Rating recognizes attorneys who have been affirmed by their clients for their good services. , Silver Client Champion, Martindale-Hubbell, 2020
    • AV Preeminent Rating in Both Legal Ability & Ethical Standards, AV Preeminent Rating in Both Legal Ability & Ethical Standards, Martindale Hubbell, 2020
    • Less than 1% of practicing attorneys in the United States are recognized for this award., Fellowship, National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2020
    • Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor., Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2019
    • Top Attorneys Outstanding Young Lawyers in Virginia 2018, Top Attorneys Outstanding Young Lawyers in Virginia, Richmond Magazine, 2019
    • 10 Best Attorneys in Family Law by AIFLA, 10 Best Attorneys Family Law, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2019
    • Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor., Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2018
    • Corrie Sirkin, Esq. has been recognized for excellence in Family Law by the Association of American Trial Lawyers 2018 Top 100, Top 100 in Family Law in Virginia, Association of American Trial Lawyers, 2018
    • Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor., Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2017
    • Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor., Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2016
    • AVVO’s 2016 Client’s Choice Award for superior client service, fast response times and desired results., Avvo Client Choice Award, Avvo, 2016
    • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys list of 10 Best for Client Satisfaction, 10 Best for Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2016
    • Award for superior client service, fast response times and desired results., Avvo Client Choice Award, Avvo, 2014

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • VWAA of Prince William County, 2019
    • Virginia
    • New Jersey
    • New York
    • Chair, Judicial Nomination Committee, Prince William Virginia Women Attorney Association, 2018
    • Continuing Legal Education Committee, Fairfax County Bar Association, 2017
    • Member of the Young Lawyers Division Executive Committee http://community.njsba.com/younglawyersdivision/home, 2016
    • Editor, Young Lawyers Division Dictum, 2015

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Prince William County Bar Association Pro Bono and Modest Means Program, 2020
    • Prince William County Bar Association Pro Bono and Modest Means Program, 2019
    • Prince William County Bar Association National Young Readers Day and SERVE volunteer, 2018
    • Provided Family Law Legal Services through University of Virginia School of Law Post Graduate Fellowship at Central Jersey Legal Services in New Brunswick, New Jersey

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • This isn’t an ethics lecture, but rather a conversation with concrete information. This segment will talk about the most common ethical dilemmas facing young lawyers and how to avoid them. Listen to our panelists discuss RPC 1.1, 1.2, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, and 4.1 for a better understanding of how to practice law the ethical way., Presenter, Ethics 101, NJICLE, New Jersey State Bar Association Annual Meeting, 2017
    • “Special Needs, Special Children, Special Divorces?”, CLE This presentation focuses on the differences between divorces with children without disabilities and those with children with special needs. This presentation focused on some of the additional considerations that must be taken into account when a child with special needs is involved. It includes information on how lawyers can help to achieve the best possible outcome for your client's family., Presenter, Special Needs, Special Children, Special Divorces?, 2017
    • Family law touches on many aspects of other law practices including tax, employee benefits, corporations, partnerships, bankruptcy, trusts and estates and even animal law.  Family lawyers frequently divide assets including retirement assets, intellectual property, lottery or gambling winnings, real estate, employee benefits, annuities, life insurance, brokerage accounts, professional practices and even licenses depending on the laws of your state. Given the percentage of marriages which end in divorce, let this article be a warning to everyone to consider how a potential divorce could impact your business., Co-Author, Divorce and How It May Impact Your Business, International Society of Primerus Law Firms, 2016
    • Learn more effective persuasive writing to all relevant audiences., Lecturer, Persuasive Legal Writing- Be Heard on Paper, NJICLE , Young Lawyers Symposium, 2015
    • Alternative dispute resolution is increasingly becoming the method for resolving disputes either through court attenuated ADR, or separately. As a result, litigators increasingly see the need to refine their knowledge and skill set to be able to effectively represent clients in ADR processes. How can YOU use mediation as an advocate? Join accomplished litigators from varied areas of law as they pose tough questions to our expert in a round-table discussion. Learn practical winning strategies that you can implement immediately in your own practice., Lecturer, ADR Day XVII How to Harness a Neutral's Powers, NJICLE, 2015
    • A publication designed to assist parents in the divorce process better understand the unique set of challenges facing them and their attorneys when the welfare of a child with special needs must be considered.  The booklet describes for clients the basics of the divorce process and how it is impacted in these circumstances. It features helpful information on developing appropriate parenting plans, as well a detailed description of recommended methods that can be used to ensure the financial well-being of the child.  Parents also are provided with expert tips on how to gather the information that will be most helpful to the attorney in developing the case., Contributor, Navigating the Divorce Process When You Have a Child with Special Needs, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2015
    • Third-party divorce funding firms can provide an option for clients to level the legal playing field and prevent a disparity in income from impacting their results.  Spouses need not remain financial hostages. , Author, Ethical Divorce Financing: A Guide for Practioners, New Jersey Family Lawyer, NJSBA, 2013
    • Article on "spoofing" wherein the name and number of the calling person are faked., Author, Don't Believe Your Eyes Spoofing, Young Lawyers Section , New York State Bar Association

    Educational Background:

    • University of Virginia, B.A., Psychology, Sociology 
    • Advanced Trial Advocacy Family Law Retreat, 2017
    • Annual Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute (ABA/NITA) The Family Law Trial Advocacy program is an intensive week long training program to enhance trial skills and techniques for success at trial with a amily law focus., 2015

    Industry Groups

    • Alternative Dispute Resolution
    • Collaborative Law
    • Family Law
    • Mediation
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    Office Location for Corrie Sirkin

    9071 Center Street
    Manassas, VA 20110

    Phone: 571-660-4337

    Fax: 888-667-7811

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